INNOVFEST Unbound 2018 in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on June 5 and 6 closed on a high note announcing winners of the Unilever Foundry Startup Battle 2018.

The competition rounded up data and AI-driven startups with solutions in marketing, advertising, e-commerce and retail verticals with eight teams making it to the final pitching session.

The winners were Vase, a Malaysian-based startup delivering market research to clients five times faster than traditional approaches, and Pencil, a creative AI platform for the creation of personalised advertising campaigns. Alongside the winners, the other finalists which also presented compelling solutions and products were Ad You Like, Adzymic, BotBot, First Hive, Snapbizz and Affable.

By Kiranjit Kaur Sidhu, Digital News Asia,  11 June 2018